Corringham, Lincolnshire

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Corringham
St.Laurence's church, Corringham, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 113719.jpg
Church of St Laurence, Corringham
Corringham is located in Lincolnshire
Corringham
Corringham
Location within Lincolnshire
Population523 2011 Census
OS grid referenceSK875915
• London135 mi (217 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGAINSBOROUGH
Postcode districtDN21
Dialling code01427
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°24′48″N 0°40′58″W / 53.413225°N 0.682662°W / 53.413225; -0.682662Coordinates: 53°24′48″N 0°40′58″W / 53.413225°N 0.682662°W / 53.413225; -0.682662

Corringham is a civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles (5 km) east of Gainsborough and 10 miles (16 km) south of Scunthorpe. Corringham comprises the two contiguous villages of Great Corringham and Little Corringham and at the 2011 census had a recorded population of 523.[1]

The hamlet of Yawthorpe lies due east of the village, and that of Bonsdale to the north.

Gowin Knight, the first principal librarian of the British Museum was born here in 1713.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Knight, Gowin" . Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.

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